Hettinger Family History

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Hettinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Hettingen, for example near Heilbronn or near Ebingen in Swabia.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Bettinger, Gettinger, Hittinger, Dettinger, Pettinger, Hottinger

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Hettinger Family Origin

Where is the Hettinger family from?

Hettinger Family Occupations

What did your Hettinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hettinger. 12% of Hettinger men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Hettinger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hettinger were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hettinger Historical Records

What Hettinger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Hettinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hettinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hettinger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Hettinger. For the veterans among your Hettinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hettinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Hettinger lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hettinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hettinger in 1952 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hettinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hettinger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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